Albany, New York, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Albany, New York, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Albany, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Albany, New York, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Albany, the best time to go is July. See below for details.

Important essentials for Albany, New York, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Albany, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent plane-friendly choice.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Albany, New York, United States of America by month

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January

January in Albany is frigid. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February in Albany is very cold. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 10s F (10+ below zero C), with a few days below 0 F (10+ below zero C). It snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March for Albany can be brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

In April, Albany can be very chilly. Temperatures routinely are in the 50s F (low 10s C) and 5-10 days this month jump into the low 60s F (mid 10s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 30s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Albany, with several of the days of the month having rain.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

May in Albany is balmy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

Traveling to Albany in June, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

Traveling to Albany in July, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

If you are traveling to Albany in August, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

If you vacation in Albany during September, you might notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

If you vacation in Albany during October, you may see that it is cool. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 50s F (mid 10s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 30s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

If you are traveling to Albany in November, you will notice that it is cold. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December in this region is frosty. Temperatures average in the 30s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the New York State Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Albany, New York, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Albany.

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